“Teleserye is the Philippine English word for a television soap opera, combining tele- from television with the Tagalog word for series, serye. Teleseryes share some characteristics with classic soap operas and telenovelas, yet the teleserye has evolved into a genre with its own unique characteristics, often working as a social realist reflection of Filipino reality.”
A Teleserye You Might Like
Lea grew up in a very poor but happy family. When she was 12 years old her mother Rona went to the USA to work so that their family will have a better future. Rona’s death will make life hard for Lea and her family. Ten years after, Lea gets her US Visa to compete in a choir competition in San Francisco, and will soon find ways to stay there much longer.
A Philippine Movie You Might Like
For 12 years, Jessica Santiagio has been dealing with the pain and guilt of losing her sister Joanna. Despite her efforts to please her mother Amy, Jessica knows that the emptiness in her mother’s heart can only be filled by Joanna’s return. Unbeknownst to the Santiagos, Joanna has lived to become Ana Bartolome, the daughter of simple fisher folk. When Ana is finally found, she tries to reconnect with her family, especially with Jessica. But Ana’s return worsens Jessica’s feelings of abandonment. Jessica feels less loved by Amy while Ana feels like she has to win Jessica’s approval. After growing tensions between the two sisters result in a competition that endangers the life of one, the family is forced to confront the possibility of being torn apart again.